Subject: [linux-audio-user] [Fwd: [Alsa-devel] [ANNOUNCE] USB MIDI support for ALSA] was: iMic and alsa
From: Jörn Nettingsmeier (nettings_AT_folkwang-hochschule.de)
Date: Tue May 14 2002 - 10:29:34 EEST
matt yee-king wrote:
> AFAIK alsa doesn't support usb audio devices.
> what do you mean by 'it doesn't work'? i have an imic and when i set the
> audio device to /dev/dsp1 in the settings for whichever audio software i
> am using, it works...
i just stumbled across this announcement on alsa-dev:
haven't tried it myself, but it might get you going:
Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> I've written a daemon which connects the ALSA sequencer with the
> usbdevfs device file of a USB MIDI device. You can get it at
> It requires a kernel with USB and usbdevfs support (obviously), and
> with hotplugging support and hotplugging scripts installed correctly.
> It should work with most USB MIDI devices, but currently it has been
> tested with Roland SC-8820 only. I don't have the slightest idea
> whether the code for parsing the device descriptors of fully compliant
> devices works at all. :-) So, please tell me if it works for you.
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